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The Columbus Dispatch
Former Maryland superintendent to lead local education group Education Blog FutureReady Columbus, the new educational nonprofit launched
Former Maryland superintendent to lead local education group
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted an hour ago
Education Blog FutureReady Columbus, the new educational nonprofit launched this summer by combining three local education organizations, has named the former Maryland State... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
The Catholic church should partner with Planned Parenthood to reduce abortionsAfter 40 years of rosaries prayed in front of abortion clinics and Planned Pare
The Catholic church should partner with Planned Parenthood to reduce abortions
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 2 hours ago
After 40 years of rosaries prayed in front of abortion clinics and Planned Parenthood offices, annual marches, and millions upon millions of dollars raised to fund the anti-abortion lobby and the related jobs program for the anti-abortion lobbyists,... Read more
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MLive.com
Kalamazoo schools expulsions, suspensions rate among state's highestafter Detroit Public Schools, according to state data on students suspended for
Kalamazoo schools expulsions, suspensions rate among state's highest
MLive.com / Posted 6 hours ago
after Detroit Public Schools, according to state data on students suspended for 10 days or more. It is the highest number of expulsions and exclusions (long-term suspensions) for KPS in recent memory, more than double the 30 recorded in 2010-11.... Read more
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TribLIVE
Enrollment increases at Homer-Center School DistrictOfficials at Homer-Center School District started the new school year Tuesday w
Enrollment increases at Homer-Center School District
TribLIVE / Posted 13 hours ago
Officials at Homer-Center School District started the new school year Tuesday with some good news on the local front although state funding remained on hold as 2015-16 budget negotiations continued in Harrisburg. Despite an overall downward trend in... Read more
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Jacksonville Daily Record
Education board approves record funding requestThursday, August 27, 11:30 AM EDT Board members unanimously approved a budget
Education board approves record funding request
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted 18 hours ago
Thursday, August 27, 11:30 AM EDT Board members unanimously approved a budget request of nearly $20.2 billion for the main funding formula for public elementary and secondary schools in the fiscal year that begins next July 1. That would set a new... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Safety At NW Special Schools a ConcernPretoria — A Portfolio Committee at the North West Provincial Legislature has e
Safety At NW Special Schools a Concern
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Pretoria — A Portfolio Committee at the North West Provincial Legislature has expressed concern about the lack of a security plan at special schools in the province. Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Education and Sports Development, Arts,... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Three Southern Bergen County districts offer pre-k, fourth considering for next yearOnce considered an ancillary learning program for a local school district to of
Three Southern Bergen County districts offer pre-k, fourth considering for next year
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted yesterday
Once considered an ancillary learning program for a local school district to offer, researchers and parents are starting to reconsider pre-kindergarten as an asset to educational development. In Southern Bergen County, Lyndhurst, East Rutherford and... Read more
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The Chilliwack Progress
Musical theatre is her passionLighting, acting, voice, sound, costumes, set-building and directing. Those ar
Musical theatre is her passion
The Chilliwack Progress / Posted yesterday
Lighting, acting, voice, sound, costumes, set-building and directing. Those are just some of the creative credits Lisa Braun brings to her role as the new artistic director for Chilliwack School of Performing Arts. Braun has a rich and varied... Read more
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iol.co.za
Deaf pupil was a family starchild. She enjoyed playing with her mother Dikeledi Koli. You will think they a
Deaf pupil was a family star
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
child. She enjoyed playing with her mother Dikeledi Koli. You will think they are friends. She also won awards for chess and table tennis,” family member Neo Mothibedi said. Dinah Koli, from Jouberton in Klerksdorp, was one of the three girls... Read more
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Investopedia
State of U.S. Education May Harm Economic GrowthThe statistics speak volumes: the United States is in dire need of education re
State of U.S. Education May Harm Economic Growth
Investopedia / Posted 3 days ago
The statistics speak volumes: the United States is in dire need of education reform. On the 2013 National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP) reading test, 66 percent of all U.S. fourth graders scored as below proficient. For low-income students,... Read more
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Independent
Schools should be 'fined' if pupils fail get C at English and maths GCSEs, think-tank saysThe cash would then be passed on to further education colleges to help them tea
Schools should be 'fined' if pupils fail get C at English and maths GCSEs, think-tank says
Independent / Posted 3 days ago
The cash would then be passed on to further education colleges to help them teach the thousands of pupils who have to sit those exam again under new government legislation. The “fine” or “resit levy” is floated in a report by the influential... Read more
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The Columbian
Morning Press: Smoke, marijuana, food bus, oil terminal, fireworksDid you take the weekend off? Catch up with these stories. Sunshine tries to b
Morning Press: Smoke, marijuana, food bus, oil terminal, fireworks
The Columbian / Posted 4 days ago
Did you take the weekend off? Catch up with these stories. Sunshine tries to break through the hazy skies above the Academy in downtown Vancouver on Saturday afternoon. Smoke from Central Washington wildfires drifted west into the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Unpaid Teachers Meet GovernmentCIVIL servants will today engage Government over non-payment of their salaries
Unpaid Teachers Meet Government
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
CIVIL servants will today engage Government over non-payment of their salaries after the employer instituted an audit that saw thousands struck off the payroll. Half of the 3 000 Government workers not getting their salaries since July are said to... Read more
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The New Yorker
The Life and Death of an Urban SchoolThe Jamaica High School building last year and, at right, in 1981.Credit Illust
The Life and Death of an Urban School
The New Yorker / Posted 4 days ago
The Jamaica High School building last year and, at right, in 1981.Credit Illustration by Oliver Munday; Photographs by Vic DeLucia / The New York Times / Redux; Jackson Krule (Top-Left) Jamaica High School, in Queens, was once the largest high... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Kansas' new education commissioner: School is about preparing for success after graduationWelcome to a new era of education. As hundreds of thousands of Kansas children
Kansas' new education commissioner: School is about preparing for success after graduation
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 4 days ago
Welcome to a new era of education. As hundreds of thousands of Kansas children and teenagers return to their schools this month, the difference may not be immediately apparent to them, but the changes could have an impact on their lives. At least,... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Veterans Memorial High School staff ready for first dayMEET THE STAFF It's not just students that are excited about the first day of
Veterans Memorial High School staff ready for first day
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 5 days ago
MEET THE STAFF It's not just students that are excited about the first day of school. A staff of more than 100 will work at the new Veterans Memorial High School. Learn more about five of the teachers looking to make this year one for the history... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
Dauber seeks conflict-of-interest ruling from FPPCSeeking to put to rest years of questions about his relationship with the U.S.
Dauber seeks conflict-of-interest ruling from FPPC
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 7 days ago
Seeking to put to rest years of questions about his relationship with the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) and the agency's involvement in the Palo Alto school district, school board member Ken Dauber wrote last week to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Private Healthcare Now Rivals Treatment in India in Costworld, like for most babies, was highly anticipated. Her mother, Freda Mugagga,
Private Healthcare Now Rivals Treatment in India in Cost
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
world, like for most babies, was highly anticipated. Her mother, Freda Mugagga, had turned up at Case Medical Centre on Buganda road on May 30, feeling the beginnings of contractions. Her Sanlam insurance card was safely in her bag, so her choice... Read more
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Roll Call
ESEA Should Address the Impact of Child Poverty on STEM Performance | Commentary By Michael S. Lubell “It is nothing short of a miracle that mod
ESEA Should Address the Impact of Child Poverty on STEM Performance
Roll Call / Posted 7 days ago
| Commentary By Michael S. Lubell “It is nothing short of a miracle that modern methods of instruction have not yet entirely strangled the holy curiosity of inquiry.” That was... Read more
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Quincy Herald-Whig
Charges yet to be filed in Hannibal caseshortfall JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- While Congress remains stalled on a long-term
Charges yet to be filed in Hannibal case
Quincy Herald-Whig / Posted 7 days ago
shortfall JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- While Congress remains stalled on a long-term plan for funding highways, state lawmakers and governors aren't waiting around. Nearly one-third of the states have approved measures this year that could collectively... Read more
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Quincy Herald-Whig
Illini Rural Health Clinic opens Monday on hospital campusshortfall JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- While Congress remains stalled on a long-term
Illini Rural Health Clinic opens Monday on hospital campus
Quincy Herald-Whig / Posted 7 days ago
shortfall JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- While Congress remains stalled on a long-term plan for funding highways, state lawmakers and governors aren't waiting around. Nearly one-third of the states have approved measures this year that could collectively... Read more
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Quincy Herald-Whig
Cleanup work at Front and Cedar won't continue until at least Septembershortfall JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- While Congress remains stalled on a long-term
Cleanup work at Front and Cedar won't continue until at least September
Quincy Herald-Whig / Posted 7 days ago
shortfall JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- While Congress remains stalled on a long-term plan for funding highways, state lawmakers and governors aren't waiting around. Nearly one-third of the states have approved measures this year that could collectively... Read more
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Marshall Independent
Bye-bye FLYMarshall School District MARSHALL - As the 2015-16 school year begins in Marsh
Bye-bye FLY
Marshall Independent / Posted 8 days ago
Marshall School District MARSHALL - As the 2015-16 school year begins in Marshall - on Monday - it will mark the beginning of the end of the Flexible Learning Year for Marshall Public Schools and other districts who have decided to opt out of the... Read more
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Standard Democrat
Majority of local district MAP scores fell below state averageSIKESTON -- Preliminary results for the 2015 Missouri Assessment Program exams
Majority of local district MAP scores fell below state average
Standard Democrat / Posted 8 days ago
SIKESTON -- Preliminary results for the 2015 Missouri Assessment Program exams were released early this week, and the majority of local school districts fell below state averages. The state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education officials... Read more
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The Advocate
80 percent of online comments collected by state support leaving Common Core unchangedMore than eight of 10 online comments to the state favor leaving the Common Cor
80 percent of online comments collected by state support leaving Common Core unchanged
The Advocate / Posted 8 days ago
More than eight of 10 online comments to the state favor leaving the Common Core academic standards unchanged, officials said Wednesday morning. Over 30,000 comments were collected by the state Department of Education from July 8-Aug. 5. The... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
'If we don’t give them a voice, no one will': Eritrea's forgotten journalists, still jailed after 14 yearsto these conditions, Eritrean journalists in exile set up PEN Eritrea, an organ
'If we don’t give them a voice, no one will': Eritrea's forgotten journalists, still jailed after 14 years
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 9 days ago
to these conditions, Eritrean journalists in exile set up PEN Eritrea, an organisation to connect this inaccessible country and the outside world, and to campaign on behalf of the country’s imprisoned journalists, many of whom have been jailed for... Read more
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Washington Post
Maryland poised to set record for statewide public school enrollmentStudent enrollment in Maryland’s largest school district is expected to surge a
Maryland poised to set record for statewide public school enrollment
Washington Post / Posted 9 days ago
Student enrollment in Maryland’s largest school district is expected to surge again during the coming school year, hitting a new high point and helping to drive broader gains that could set a statewide record. Maryland education officials said... Read more
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FOX 11 News Los Angeles
It's Back To School Day For LAUSD, Tips To Get Your Kids Going(FOX 11 / CNS) It still feels like summer outside, but thousands of Los Angeles
It's Back To School Day For LAUSD, Tips To Get Your Kids Going
FOX 11 News Los Angeles / Posted 10 days ago
(FOX 11 / CNS) It still feels like summer outside, but thousands of Los Angeles Unified School District students will be heading back to class today. About 550,000 students in the nation's second-largest school district will start school. Only one... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
LAUSD Students Head Back to SchoolHundreds of thousands of Los Angeles Unified School District students will be h
LAUSD Students Head Back to School
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 10 days ago
Hundreds of thousands of Los Angeles Unified School District students will be heading back to class Tuesday. About 550,000 students in the nation's second-largest school district will start school. Only one school in the district, Bell Senior High... Read more
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The Irish Times
The teenagers who find advantages in disadvantageschool holidays can exacerbate the social divide but Future Voices is mentoring
The teenagers who find advantages in disadvantage
The Irish Times / Posted 10 days ago
school holidays can exacerbate the social divide but Future Voices is mentoring disadvantaged young people to make the most of life It took five months to find the body of Mairead Healy’s brother after he took his own life at the age of 21 in the... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
MAP results show low math scores compared to other subjectsJEFFERSON CITY - The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
MAP results show low math scores compared to other subjects
KOMU Columbia / Posted 10 days ago
JEFFERSON CITY - The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) released the Missouri Assessment Program (MAP) test results for individual districts Monday. The district data showed that for most districts in the state math is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
First Lady Urges Young Girls to Use Technology to Unleash Their TalentsThe First Lady, Mrs Jeannette Kagame, has called on young girls to use technolo
First Lady Urges Young Girls to Use Technology to Unleash Their Talents
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
The First Lady, Mrs Jeannette Kagame, has called on young girls to use technology and discover the tools needed to face the world's challenges. Mrs Kagame made the remarks, yesterday, while officiating at the closure of a three-week 'Women in Science... Read more
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iol.co.za
Schools resisting the twinning ideaINDEPENDENT MEDIAGauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has repeatedly hailed the
Schools resisting the twinning idea
iol.co.za / Posted 11 days ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIAGauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has repeatedly hailed the twinning of schools as a model to non-racialism. File photo: Boxer Ngwenya Johannesburg - Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has repeatedly hailed the twinning of... Read more
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Gulf News
Modi profileThe persona of Indian prime minister By Ajay Jha, Correspondent and Karuna Mad
Modi profile
Gulf News / Posted 12 days ago
The persona of Indian prime minister By Ajay Jha, Correspondent and Karuna Madan, Correspondents Birth & family backgroundNarendra Modi is best known for rising from a humble background to becoming the Prime Minister of India. He is the first Prime... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Preparing for real lifeHaley Hanson enrolled in Pea Ridge High School's Manufacturing and Business Aca
Preparing for real life
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
Haley Hanson enrolled in Pea Ridge High School's Manufacturing and Business Academy last school year to study health care. Her mother, a certified nursing assistant, encouraged her. "She said if I could start this young, I could be a (registered... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Wilton
Feds Award Connecticut $249,803 For Low-Income Students To Fund AP TestsFAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- The U.S. Department of Education announced on Wednes
Feds Award Connecticut $249,803 For Low-Income Students To Fund AP Tests
The Daily Voice - Wilton / Posted 12 days ago
FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- The U.S. Department of Education announced on Wednesday, Aug. 12, that it has awarded $28.4 million in Advanced Placement (AP) grants to 38 states, with Connecticut receiving $249, 803, as part of its efforts to boost... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Weston
Feds Award Connecticut $249,803 For Low-Income Students To Fund AP TestsFAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- The U.S. Department of Education announced on Wednes
Feds Award Connecticut $249,803 For Low-Income Students To Fund AP Tests
The Daily Voice - Weston / Posted 12 days ago
FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- The U.S. Department of Education announced on Wednesday, Aug. 12, that it has awarded $28.4 million in Advanced Placement (AP) grants to 38 states, with Connecticut receiving $249, 803, as part of its efforts to boost... Read more
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The Daily Voice - New Canaan
Feds Award Connecticut $249,803 For Low-Income Students To Fund AP TestsFAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- The U.S. Department of Education announced on Wednes
Feds Award Connecticut $249,803 For Low-Income Students To Fund AP Tests
The Daily Voice - New Canaan / Posted 12 days ago
FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- The U.S. Department of Education announced on Wednesday, Aug. 12, that it has awarded $28.4 million in Advanced Placement (AP) grants to 38 states, with Connecticut receiving $249, 803, as part of its efforts to boost... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Westport
Feds Award Connecticut $249,803 For Low-Income Students To Fund AP TestsFAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- The U.S. Department of Education announced on Wednes
Feds Award Connecticut $249,803 For Low-Income Students To Fund AP Tests
The Daily Voice - Westport / Posted 12 days ago
FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- The U.S. Department of Education announced on Wednesday, Aug. 12, that it has awarded $28.4 million in Advanced Placement (AP) grants to 38 states, with Connecticut receiving $249, 803, as part of its efforts to boost... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Stamford
Feds Award Connecticut $249,803 For Low-Income Students To Fund AP TestsFAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- The U.S. Department of Education announced on Wednes
Feds Award Connecticut $249,803 For Low-Income Students To Fund AP Tests
The Daily Voice - Stamford / Posted 12 days ago
FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- The U.S. Department of Education announced on Wednesday, Aug. 12, that it has awarded $28.4 million in Advanced Placement (AP) grants to 38 states, with Connecticut receiving $249, 803, as part of its efforts to boost... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Fairfield
Feds Award Connecticut $249,803 For Low-Income Students To Fund AP TestsFAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- The U.S. Department of Education announced on Wednes
Feds Award Connecticut $249,803 For Low-Income Students To Fund AP Tests
The Daily Voice - Fairfield / Posted 12 days ago
FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- The U.S. Department of Education announced on Wednesday, Aug. 12, that it has awarded $28.4 million in Advanced Placement (AP) grants to 38 states, with Connecticut receiving $249, 803, as part of its efforts to boost... Read more
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The Huntington Herald-Dispatch
$79K to help low-income students take AP tests Aug. 16, 2015 @ 12:01 AM WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Education annou
$79K to help low-income students take AP tests
The Huntington Herald-Dispatch / Posted 12 days ago
Aug. 16, 2015 @ 12:01 AM WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Education announced earlier this week that it has awarded $28.4 million in Advanced Placement grants to 38 states, Washington, D.C., and the... Read more
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The New Yorker
MugglemarchRowling says, “There is no part of me that feels that I represented myself as y
Mugglemarch
The New Yorker / Posted 12 days ago
Rowling says, “There is no part of me that feels that I represented myself as your children’s babysitter or their teacher.”Credit Illustration by Stanley Chow The conifer hedges in front of J. K. Rowling’s seventeenth-century house, in Edinburgh,... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Study shows students are getting too much homeworkstudy reports some students are getting more homework than is recommended. The
Study shows students are getting too much homework
KOMU Columbia / Posted 14 days ago
study reports some students are getting more homework than is recommended. The study published in The American Journal of Family Therapy found some students were getting three times as much homework as recommended by the National Parent-Teacher... Read more
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Oakland Tribune
Changes come to Milpitas classrooms with start of new school yearParents and students returning to Milpitas Unified School District campuses wil
Changes come to Milpitas classrooms with start of new school year
Oakland Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
Parents and students returning to Milpitas Unified School District campuses will notice changes within classrooms and at schools overall for the 2015-16 school year which began yesterday (Aug. 13). Construction, renovations and repairs at various... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
MO grants to help low-income students take Advanced Placement testsThe U.S. Department of Education announced on Thursday, Aug. 13 that it has awa
MO grants to help low-income students take Advanced Placement tests
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 14 days ago
The U.S. Department of Education announced on Thursday, Aug. 13 that it has awarded $28.4 million in Advanced Placement grants to 38 states, Washington, D.C., and the Virgin Islands as part of its efforts to boost college- and career-readiness for... Read more
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WTVY Dothan
Grants to Help Low-Income Students Take Advanced Placement TestsThe U.S. Department of Education announced today that it has awarded $28.4 mill
Grants to Help Low-Income Students Take Advanced Placement Tests
WTVY Dothan / Posted 14 days ago
The U.S. Department of Education announced today that it has awarded $28.4 million in Advanced Placement (AP) grants to 38 states, Washington, D.C., and the Virgin Islands as part of its efforts to boost college- and career-readiness for historically... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
level Results Day 2015 live: Record number of university acceptances on Results DayThere is no doubt that a degree of confusion surrounds A-level reform, but it o
level Results Day 2015 live: Record number of university acceptances on Results Day
Daily Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
There is no doubt that a degree of confusion surrounds A-level reform, but it offers real opportunities too. Put simply, it gives greater scope for schools to seize the initiative and put teaching before testing. For schools which value liberal... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Putting Young People At the Heart of the Fight Against Global Poverty12 each year to recognise the world's youth International Development Secretar
Putting Young People At the Heart of the Fight Against Global Poverty
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
12 each year to recognise the world's youth International Development Secretary Justine Greening is calling for the voices of young people to be heard in efforts to tackle global poverty, as the world celebrates International Youth Day... Read more
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The Alaska Star
Back to school - August Issue 2 2015Summers prepares her classroom for incoming students. With the back-to-school
Back to school - August Issue 2 2015
The Alaska Star / Posted 15 days ago
Summers prepares her classroom for incoming students. With the back-to-school buzz focused on shopping for kids’ clothing and student supply lists, it’s easy to forget that the teachers go back to school as well. But while parents register their... Read more
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